NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X vs 1060 6 GB

NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.08
 
8.01
Architecture
Maxwell 2.0
 
Pascal
Code name
GM200
 
GP106
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
17 March 2015
 
19 July 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$999
 
$299
Price now
$2000
 
$638

Technical specs

GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3072
 
1280
CUDA cores
3072
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
1506 MHz
Boost Clock
1075 MHz
 
1709 MHz
Transistor count
8,000 million
 
4,400 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
120 Watt
Texture fill rate
192 billion / sec
 
136.7 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
6,691 gflops
 
4,375 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
250 mm
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
n/d
Recommended system power (PSU)
600 Watt
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
6-pin + 8-pin
 
1x 6-pin
SLI options
4x
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
12 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
7.0 GB/s
 
8008 MHz
Memory bandwidth
336.5 GB / s
 
192.2 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
Dual Link DVI-I, HDMI 2.0, 3x DisplayPort 1.2
 
n/d
Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
n/d
HDCP
+
 
-
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
n/d
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GameStream
+
 
-
GeForce ShadowPlay
+
 
-
GPU Boost
2.0
 
n/d
GameWorks
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX TITAN X 50.49 +20.8%
GTX 1060 6 GB 41.80

Passmark

GTX TITAN X 10681 +20.4%
GTX 1060 6 GB 8873

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
788 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X

20.8% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 192 bit)
More pipelines (3072 vs 1280)
Higher memory bandwidth (336.5 vs 192.2 GB/s)
HDCP
NVIDIAGameStreamReady
ShadowPlay (allows recording and streaming video during gaming on NVIDIA GPUs)
GameWorks
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB

Much newer (19 July 2016 vs 17 March 2015)
Cheaper ($299 vs $999)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (120 vs 250 watts)

So, GTX TITAN X or 1060 6 GB?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX TITAN X and GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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